RISTE Partner purchase agreements and bids help to keep the cost of technology down for our member institutions.
RISTE solicits bids and proposals for group purchasing and discounts on behalf of its member schools/districts.
Public Bids and RFPs are cosponsored by the Northern Rhode Island Collaborative (a RISTE member institution) which has legislative authority to issue bids and rfps for it's member schools and districts. Language is included in those joint bids and rfps that extend the scope to cover all RISTE member schools and districts.
SHI - manages our Microsoft Consortium Enrollment for Education Solutions Program which provides discounts to members on Microsoft licensing. A portion of the proceeds from the program supports RISTE. Founded in 1989, SHI is a $5 billion global provider of information technology products and services to Corporate, Enterprise, Public Sector and Academic customers of all sizes. From software and hardware procurement to IT asset management and cloud computing, SHI delivers custom IT solutions for every aspect of your environment.
SHI Contact information:
Barbara WestDirector NE SLED
Phone: 888.266.0096 | Mobile: 508-954-4449
CDWG - manages our Chromebook Solutions Program which provides discounts to members on a variety of Chromebooks, Tablets, and Services to support a Chromebook implementation.
A portion of the proceeds from the program supports RISTE.
CDWG Contact information:
K12 Regional Sales Manager
Phone: 866.769.8466 | Fax: 847.990.8040 | Mobile: 203.257.4661